New London Architecture

City Nights: the future of lighting in the City of London

Wednesday 28 April 2021

Clarisse Tavin

Group Manager, Major Projects and Programmes
City of London Corporation

Pearl Figueira

Planning Officer, Department of the Built Environment
City of London Corporation

Mark Major

Senior Partner
Speirs Major

Ben Eley

Interim Head of Design
City of London Corporation

Florence Lam

Arup Fellow | Global Lighting Design Leader
Arup

Alex Lifschutz

Director
Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands

Building upon the City’s ground-breaking lighting strategy published in 2018, this webinar will examine how new ground-breaking planning guidance will improve ‘look and feel’ and better control obtrusive light, light spill and light pollution, protecting the City’s local ecology and improving well-being for everyone after dark. 
 
How can lighting play a key social and economic role in the future recovery whilst considering how the environmental impact it creates might be reduced? How can good lighting help keep our streets safe, secure and accessible at night? Are the latest LED technology and SMART lighting controls helping reduce energy? 
 
Attendees heard from experts in the field of light and night-time design on the future of light, and darkness, in the City of London.

PROGRAMME

00:00   Welcome from Chair
             Benjamin O’Connor, Director, New London Architecture

00:50   City Lighting Strategy
              Clarisse Tavin, Group Manager, City of London Corporation

21:27   Lighting Design Guidelines Planning Advice Note
21:27    Pearl Figueira, Planning Officer, City of London Corporation
26:30   
Mark Major, Senior Partner, Speirs Major

40:15   Panel discussion
            Speakers above, plus:
41:00
 Ben Eley, Interim Head of Design, Built Environment, City of London Corporation
42:03  Andrew Rodgers, Mechanical and Electrical Manager, City of London Corporation
43:17 
Florence Lam, Arup Fellow, Global Lighting Design Leader, Arup
46:44
 Alex Lifschutz, Director, Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands
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Clarisse Tavin

Group Manager, Major Projects and Programmes
City of London Corporation

Pearl Figueira

Planning Officer, Department of the Built Environment
City of London Corporation

Mark Major

Senior Partner
Speirs Major

Ben Eley

Interim Head of Design
City of London Corporation

Florence Lam

Arup Fellow | Global Lighting Design Leader
Arup

Alex Lifschutz

Director
Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands


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